English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Fletchings and Flitchfold Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wisborough Green

Historical Forms

  • Flitchfield and Flitchings 1612 SRS3,3
  • Flitchfould al. Flitchings 1614 SRS14,138


Fletchings and Flitchfold Fm (both 6″) are recorded as Flitchfield and Flitchings in 1612 (SRS 3, 3), Flitchfould al. Flitchings in 1614 (SRS 14, 138). The relation of the names to one another and their interpretation is obscure.